Karen Cook

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  • 10 years ago

    September 1, 1998 It's hard not to be furious with Bill Clinton. Not because he fucked—or sucked, or got sucked by, or spurted all over—Monica, or because he cheated on Hillary, or because he lied to the country. The First Adulterer's re...

  • 15 years ago

    During the WTO blockade in Seattle, Paul Hawken was tear- gassed. He wandered blindly down a street, where he was rescued by Anita Roddick, founder of the Body Shop. It was an odd but fitting meeting: the visionary who's preached ecology to corpor...

  • 16 years ago

    The International Rivers Network's campaign against the Discover Card may represent a first, but it will probably pale in comparison with a forthcoming assault on Citigroup, the largest private financial institution in the United States. That camp...

  • 16 years ago

    What will you do when you learn your Discover Card is indirectly bankrolling an environmental disaster? The people at the International Rivers Network, a California group, hope you will cut it up and mail it back to its owners at Morgan Stanley De...

  • 16 years ago

    Eight hours into a public hearing at a local high school auditorium last week, the citizens of upstate Athens, New York, were still streaming to the microphone. They had come to speak up about the massive power plant a giant corporation plans to p...

  • 16 years ago

    A group of New Yorkers ousted from office by the Sierra Club have won a partial legal victory, but their hopes for regaining control of the local arm of one of the nation's most powerful environmental groups remain dim. The bitter wrangle began la...


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